Seahawks Wide Receiver Sidney Rice Retiring at Age 27

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_795e54f69f.jpgDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- After seven seasons in the NFL, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice has decided to retire from the sport of football at the age of 27. ESPN is reporting that Rice is walking away from the game because of a history of concussions.

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Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's Disease

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_e5e3883d24.jpgScott Boehm/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen announced on Wednesday that he has stepped down from his post as he is battling Alzheimer's disease. "In recent years, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has taken a reduced role with his team while courageously and privately battling Alzheimer's disease," the team said in a statement.

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Rangers Re-Sign Mats Zuccarello

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_62f001d008.jpgLen Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The New York Rangers and forward Mats Zuccarello agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.5-million on Tuesday. Zuccarello and New York avoided salary arbitration by getting a deal done. Zuccarello scored a career high 19 goals and 40 assists in 77 games last season.

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Tulowitzki Placed on 15-Day DL

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_730031ed29.jpgDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (DENVER) -- Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies Tuesday with a left hip flexor strain. The move is retroactive to July 20, when he left the team's game against Pittsburgh after running out a grounder.

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Yankees Trade for 3B Chase Headley

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_198f16f373.jpgJason Wise/MLB Photos via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres in exchange for infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula. The 30-year-old Headley had a great 2012, hitting .286, with 31 home runs, 115 RBIs, 17 stolen bases and a .376 on-base percentage.

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